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Using formative assessment to teach academic writing skills at Level 9
To ascertain student perceptions of the usefulness of formative assessment in the teaching and learning of academic writing skills at level 9.
Teaching a second language to Anglophones: evidence from Ireland
Evidence from the British academy indicates that the decline in modern language learning in the UK endangers the ability of the UK to compete with researchers who are more linguistically competent. Indeed this is a challenge ...
Out with the new in with the old: revisiting the Grammar Translation Method in foreign language teaching
Didactic approaches to second language acquisition and strategies used at European higher education institutions may not be suitable for Anglophones (Catena and Stephens, 2010). Anglophones tend to have very little formal ...
Portfolio: Is it a valid and reliable assessment instrument for academic writing skills?
This paper critiques one assessment strategy of a level 9 academic writing module. The module supports masters students in a School of Business by utilising a number of innovative approaches to teaching and assessing of ...
Teaching academic writing skills at Level 9: An evaluation
This study is an evaluation of a level 9 academic writing skills module in the School of Business Studies, Letterkenny IT. A 5 credit writing module was offered to all masters students in support of their dissertations. ...